Breakthrough Named Great Place to Work and Receives Healthy Workplace 2023 Recognition

Breakthrough New Delhi, 14th December 2023: Breakthrough, an organization making gender-based violence unacceptable by transforming the culture that permits violence, has been recognized as a ‘Great Place to Work.’ In addition, Breakthrough received many certifications and awards such as the Best Workplaces For Women, Healthy Workplace 2023, India’s Best NGOs (Top 20), and Great Mid-size Workplaces. These recognitions and awards reaffirm Breakthrough’s commitment to workplace excellence and employee wellbeing.

Breakthrough has been recognized by Great Place to Work as one of India’s Best NGOs To Work For (Top 20) and India’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2023. This marks the third consecutive win for Breakthrough. Great Place To Work India applies an extremely robust methodology to determine the organizations that genuinely reflect the spirit of this category and identify the ‘Best Workplaces for Women’. In addition, an anonymous employee survey is carried out for each participating organization to gain insight into the experiences of all employees. A research-based framework is used to evaluate each practice in isolation to ascertain whether the organization’s goal is to establish a culture that is gender-equitable for every employee. The workplace experiences of women (Binary), gender parity in experience, and representation at all levels and in the relevant industries are further evaluated for eligible organizations before arriving at a final decision.

Sohini Bhattacharya, CEO, Breakthrough said:

“At Breakthrough, we’ve initiated a comprehensive wellbeing program, including employee surveys, relaxation sessions, and workshops on managing stress, emotions, and sleep to promote the health and wellbeing of our employees. We’ve also partnered with Wellness Agencies for emotional health assessments, counseling, and well-being champions. With this collaboration, we want to create a psychologically safe workplace and empower our employees to prioritize their mental health and overall wellbeing.”

Breakthrough has been recognized as the ‘Healthy Workplace 2023’ by the Public Health Foundation of India and Arogya World India Trust. This recognizes Breakthrough’s efforts that promote employee’s holistic health and well-being.

Breakthrough is also certified as a “Great Place to Work” (Jan’2023 Jan’2024). The Great Place to Work Certification is one of the most prestigious achievements for any organization across the globe.

The certification results underscore a thriving and positive workplace culture at Breakthrough. Notably, 86% of employees affirm a culture of mutual respect, reflecting a harmonious work environment. An overwhelming 88% express pride in their association with Breakthrough, emphasizing a strong sense of organizational loyalty. Additionally, 83% acknowledge the fairness of management practices, evaluating criteria such as equity, impartiality, and justice. The credibility of Breakthrough’s leadership stands out, with 86% perceiving management as trustworthy, competent, and transparent. Furthermore, a remarkable 87% highlight a profound sense of enjoyment, emphasizing the organization’s commitment to fostering a work environment that encourages intimacy and authenticity, allowing employees to be their true selves.

Ankita Malik, Deputy Director, HR & OD said:

“We are honored with such recognitions and will continue our endeavor to make Breakthrough one of the best places to work. We lay great emphasis on ensuring that every individual practices organizational values of Integrity, Equity, and Dignity. These recognitions serve as a motivator for further improvement in the workplace culture. This acknowledgment is an indicator of the organizational culture”